Unknown Suspect Wanted for Multiple Burglaries

Up to $1,000 Reward Offered 

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Central Division are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating an unknown male who is committing burglaries in condo/apartment complexes in the Cortez and Park West areas near downtown San Diego. 

On September 9, 2017, at about 2:21 a.m., an unknown male forced entry into a parking garage of a residential apartment complex located at 2665 5th Avenue, in San Diego. The suspect then forced entry into the office and stole a laptop and Amazon package and also damaged several doors. 

On several occasions between September 13, 2017 and September 22, 2017, the same suspect entered the parking garage located at the Aria condo complex, located at 1441 9th Avenue, in San Diego. The suspect went underneath the gate as vehicles would enter or exit. Once inside, the suspect forced entry into the locked bicycle room and used bolt cutters to cut the bike locks.  The suspect stole multiple bicycles during this period.   

Suspect’s Description: 

The suspect is described as a White or Hispanic male, approximately 35 to 45 years old, 180 to 200 lbs. and bald. The suspect wears different clothing during the crimes, but has a distinctive faded red colored hat that appears to have the letters “BUBS” on the front and a black colored SDSU zip-up style hooded sweatshirt.  

Anyone with information on the identity or location of the suspect is asked to call SDPD’s Central Division at (619) 744-9515 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Please visit www.sdcrimestoppers.org for information on how to send a web or cell phone app tip. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. 

  • Media inquiries about this case or Crime Stoppers can be directed to SDPD Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or msherring@pd.sandiego.gov